Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman has slotted into AFI FEST as an additional Centerpiece Gala.


The Homesman, which premiered in Cannes and stars Jones and Hilary Swank, will screen at AFI FEST (Nov 6-13) on November 11.

Saban Films and Roadside Attractions will release the Western in the US on November 7.

Festival organisers have also announced eight special screenings and the Conversations series.

AFI FEST’s Special Screenings are Clouds Of Sils Maria, Merchants Of Doubt, Mommy, Mr. Turner, Saint Laurent, Still Alice, Tales Of The Grim Sleeper and Two Days, One Night.

The Conversations series include a discussion with Birdman stars Michael Keaton and Edward Norton about their careers; Roger Deakins on the art of cinematography and his work on Angelina Jolie’s Unbroken, the Indie Contenders Roundtable featuring a panel of distinguished filmmakers; and the Young Hollywood Roundtable.